Valentino at work with his seamstresses. Rome, January 2006. (Courtesy of Acolyte Films)
In the 1970s fashion star Valentino lavished a sitting room at his country house near Rome with an Orientalist fabric of his own design. Indian glass paintings hang above the sofa, while a menagerie of Roberto Estevez ostrich-egg objets d’art is clustered on the cocktail table. The Moroccan carpet adds yet another layer of pattern.
Lucian Freud "Painters Garden with Eli", 2006. David Dawson, courtesy of Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert Gallery
Father's Day! Want to do this with a new, recent picture of the kids for his desk at work.
This is the last photograph of Buffalo Bill Cody, taken outside his doctor’s office, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, seven days before he died of kidney failure in Denver on January 10, 1917. - Courtesy Cowan's Auctions -
Parties for Fabulous People
Cone of Urukagina, king of Lagash, detailing his reforms againt abuse of “old days”, circa 2350 BC. Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Poulpy.
William "Billie" Thomas (1931-1980). Child actor best remembered for playing Buckwheat in the "Our Gang" films from 1934 until 1944. The only cast member to be in all 52 "Our Gang" shorts. His role was the subject of controversy in later years, but he always defended his work, pointing out that the black kids were treated as equals to the white kids. As an adult, he was a successful film lab technician with Technicolor Corp. He took his
newflowerstudio: Body Piercer Kenny Crespo did this set of Conch piercings in Long Beach at New Flower Studio. See his Portfolio at KennyCrespo.com to see more of his work. Visit NewFlowerStudio.com to make an appointment with him.
Rush: Band of the Year? - Classic Rock Magazine - January 2013 - courtesy of Cygnus-X1.Net
Valentino SpA (Italian, founded 1959) Evening dress, "Shanghai" collection, 2013 Courtesy of Valentino SpA Photography © Platon
Tim Burton, this mans imagination goes beyond this world. I've been in love with the style of his films since I was 9 years old <3
People Who Inspire
Wine Cup with Scenes of Bacchus and His Consort, Ariadne (Getty Museum) Roman, Rome, 25 B.C. - A.D. 25 Cameo glass
artwork: Enrique Grau Mulata Cartagenera", 1940 - Courtesy of Museo Nacional de Colombia. In "Caribbean: Crossroads" at El Museo del Barrio, the Queens Museum of Art & the Studio Museum in Harlem from June 12th until January 6th, 2013.
Richard Koci Hernandez is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His passion for visual storytelling began in his years as a staff photographer at the San Jose Mercury News and continues today in both his personal work and his collaboration with students, including those at the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley.
In 2006 the remains of the chapel royal at Henry VII’s Greenwich Palace were discovered by Museum of London Archaeology. In this chapel Henry VIII married Anne of Cleves on 6th January 1540. The chapel royal can be seen in the photograph with its original Tudor tile floor.
Matt Doust at work on his new oil painting for Picks of the Harvest 2012
This Work Is Personal To Me: Read Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs, Mr. Daniel Suvor, Give His Experience With Insurance Coverage & Out Of Pocket Cost. That All Changes On October 1st, 2013 & January 1st, 2014. October 1st, 2013 Open Enrollment Begins. January 1st, 2014 Coverage Begins. March 31st, 2014 Open Enrollment Closes. A new report shows that the Affordable Care Act will deliver on its promise to make health insurance more affordable.
Ceramics by Jim Malone at Studiopottery.co.uk - 2006, first work from Lesson Hall Pottery, marked with an ‘L’